Please call our inclement weather lines about the status of camps, programs, events, facilities, and parks:
North Laurel Community Center

9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel, MD 20723

Ballfield Parking: 9260 North Laurel Road, Laurel, MD 20723


Contact Us

Recreation & Parks: 410-313-0390

50+ Center: 410-313-0380

Fax: 240-568-3030

Information Status Line: 410-313-4452 (option 5)
Call the Information Status Line daily to stay up-to-date on our operating hours, inclement weather status and open gym availability.


Center Hours

The center's operating hours, amenities and the number of people able to access the facility are currently restricted to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff.

At the present time, access to the center's fitness room, gymnasium and game room is allowed by appointment-only.

Please review our COVID - Guest Expectations (tab below) prior to scheduling an appointment.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Front Desk at 410-313-0390; Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.

Standard Operating Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 8am-9pm
Sunday: 9am-6pm

The center will close to observe the following holidays: 
New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday & Friday) and Christmas Day.

 In addition, the center will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.


About Us

The North Laurel Community Center is one of Howard County's newest community centers, built to serve the southeastern portion of the county. The facility is shared by the Departments of Recreation & Parks, Health, and Police and the Office on Aging. Features include a fitness room, commercial kitchen, double gymnasium, pre-school classrooms, multi-purpose rooms, senior activity room, and so much more.


Take a Virtual Tour of the Center


Matt Madera, Facility Director, 410-313-0456,

Tessa Hurd, Assistant Facility Director, 410-313-0457,

Ashley Jones, Facility Coordinator, 410-313-0458,

Community Center's COVID - Guest Expectation

Guest Expectations

Guests that do not meet the expectations will be asked to leave and may forfeit their ability to reserve future appointments until the center is permitted to operate at 100% capacity.

  • Please stay home if you have a fever (100.4 or above) or are experiencing symptoms of illness.
  • Arrive dressed and ready. Changing areas and storage lockers are closed. The facility is not responsible for personal belongings.
  • Bring water. Water fountains are turned off. 
  • Do not enter the building until 5 minutes prior to your appointment. Please do not congregate by the facility. 
  • Five minutes before your appointment, please make sure you have a facial covering over your nose and mouth and form a single line (6 feet apart from one another).
  • Upon entering the building, you must complete a health screening.
  • You may only utilize the area you have an appointment scheduled in. Once you have completed your activity, please exit the facility and do not congregate.
  • Adhere to all physical distancing guidelines and posted signage.
  • You are required to wear a facial covering when entering and exiting the facility, in common areas, and at times you cannot maintain a 6-foot distance from others.
  • Practice good personal hygiene (wash hands, cover sneeze/coughs).
  • Patrons are limited to 1 (60-minute) appointment per day and 4 (60-minute) appointments per week.
  • Clean fitness equipment before and after use. 
  • Use one piece of equipment at a time. 
  • No organized play in the gymnasium.
  • Bring your own equipment. The center will not provide equipment.

Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, the center will adhere to the following policy: 

If Howard County schools experience a one-hour delay, the Center will strive to open at 9:30am
If Howard County schools experience a two-hour delay, the Center will strive to open at 10:30am. 
If Howard County schools are closed, the Center will strive to open at 10:30am. 

Please call the Information Status Line, 410-313-4452 (option 5), for the current operating status.

Drop-In Activities

Drop-In Fun

Due to Covid-19, drop-in times are subject to change; call the community center’s front desk  at 410-313-0390 to confirm drop-in dates and times, and to schedule an appointment.




Center Memberships (for all ages)
The Center Membership gives you access to three community centers including North Laurel, Gary J. Arthur, and Roger Carter Community Center. These memberships provide patrons access to the gymnasium and walking track only. 

Membership   Resident Rate   Nonresident Rate
Annual Youth (5+ yrs)*   $25